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    Sale 5340

    Interiors - 20th Century Edition including Modern Design, Art, Fashion & Prints

    16 September 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 421

    BALMAIN COUTURE

    BLACK SILK COCKTAIL DRESS

    Price Realised  

    BALMAIN COUTURE
    BLACK SILK COCKTAIL DRESS
    circa 1955, sculptural, fitted dress with asymmetric hem and one draped shoulder, and flying panel of bias-cut silk
    23-24in. waist
    Labelled and numbered '90977'


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